Executive Master of Science - Business Analytics & Information Systems

Class of 2018

Class of 2018

 

Daryl Bagley

Daryl Bagley




 

Brenton Basinger

Brenton Basinger
Coca-Cola Refreshments

Brenton currently serves as a Pricing Control Supervisor for Coca-Cola Refreshments. He was selected to be part of the core team to lead the company's transition of pricing data from Coca-Cola's legacy AS/400 system to SAP. Prior to joining Coca-Cola in 2013, Brenton was a full time student, completing his A.A. degree at HCC in Medical Sciences, Bachelorette in Political Science at USF, and M.S. in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies at USF. Brenton completed all three degrees in only three years and nine months. During his time in graduate school Brenton was honored to be selected as the 2013 "Student of Year" by the USF Center for Entrepreneurship. Prior to being accepted to the USF M.S. in Business Analytics & Information Systems program Brenton recently completed a Certificate in Python Programming at the University of Washington.

Blanca Camoretti-Mercado

Blanca Camoretti-Mercado
University of South Florida

Blanca Camoretti-Mercado has spent all her professional life in academia. She is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of South Florida (USF), and the Allergy and Immunology Division Director of Translational Research. She received her Master and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and conducted a post-doctoral fellowship at The University of Chicago (UC). She joined the faculty at UC, and in November 2012 she was recruited to USF. A recipient of Diversity, Mentor, and Teacher awards, Dr. Camoretti-Mercado is member of the Board of Directors of the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the premier professional society in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine with over 18,000 national and international physicians and researchers members. She is the current chair of the ATS Assembly on Respiratory Structure and Function, and member of the ATS Finance Committee, and the Planning and Evaluation Committee. She served as chair of the ATS Programming and Nominating committees, and of the Women Lung Conference of the American Lung Association (ALA). Dr. Camoretti-Mercado has been grant reviewer in the National Institute of Health, American Heart Association and ALA, and is on the editorial board of various professional journals. She has published original scientific, reviews and editorial articles, and book chapters. Dr. Camoretti-Mercado organized and chaired numerous symposia and poster discussions, and presented her investigations at academic and non-academic institutions worldwide. The availability of extensive databases of human clinical and biochemical parameters as well as the capability of generating large amounts of information from human and non-human studies have paved the path of personalized and precision medicine. To advance this scientific and clinical enterprise, Dr. Camoretti-Mercado will develop the ability to access data, extract their facts and statistics, and interpret their content with specialized new knowledge and skills learned in the Executive Master in Business Analytics and Information Systems at USF. 

Colt Carson

Colt Carson
Raymond James & Associates

Colt Carson is an institutional equity sales analyst who specializes in data analytics and reporting. Currently, he works for Raymond James & Associates, a diversified financial services firm based out of St. Petersburg, Florida. Colt is primarily responsible for tracking and analyzing institutional client consumption and payment data, as well as, provides analytical support for senior management within the department. Colt received a dual bachelor's degree in finance and business management from the University of South Florida, and also holds the Series 7 and Series 63 licenses.

Chris Coomer

Chris Coomer
22squared

Chris Coomer is the manager of marketing analytics for 22squared, the fourth largest independent advertising agency in the United States. His responsibilities include statistical data modeling, data management and managing business intelligence services for 22's many high-profile clients. He also serves as an adjunct professor of marketing at the University of Tampa. Prior to working at 22squared, Chris served as the global metrics lead for The Nielsen Company, creating and standardizing metrics and measurements relevant to operational data for Nielsen's largest clients. He has several years of quantitative and qualitative analysis experience and enjoys the challenging lifestyle analytics brings.

Chris earned his bachelor of arts in international business with a concentration in management information systems from the University of South Florida. He earned his MBA and MS in marketing from the University of Tampa.

Chris served six years in US Army intelligence and five years working under the Special Operations Command in many analytical and leadership roles overseas. In addition to volunteering across Tampa Bay region, Chris also sings with the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay, the principal choir of The Florida Orchestra.

TongXiang Deng

TongXiang Deng





Troy Donovan

Troy Donovan




 

Steve Downey

Steve Downey





John Goodacre

John Goodacre
Sarasota County Government  

John is a Senior System Analyst/Developer for the Application and Data Support team in Enterprise Information Technology of Sarasota County Government. Before working in technology, John had a career in the hospitality field as an Executive Chef. John uses his hospitality skills daily to assist internal and external customers of the county. As a team lead, he manages enterprise and department specific solutions, including application development, system analysis, and business intelligence needs. John leverages his knowledge and experience as a SharePoint Administrator and Developer, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Administrator and Developer, and OnBase Administrator to support enterprise solutions. Additionally, his Lean Six Sigma experience allows him to review current business processes and develop new solutions using technologies which include: ASP.NET MVC, C#, SQL Server, AJAX, JSON, JavaScript, XML, CSS, and Bootstrap. The business intelligence platforms that he uses include SAP Business Objects, Crystal Reporting, SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Server Integration Services, and SQL Server Analysis Services. John earned his Bachelor of Technology, Information Technology: Web Development from State University of New York of Agriculture and Technology at Morrisville, New York graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2008. Since then, John advanced his professional development by completing Microsoft Courses in SQL Server, Data Warehousing, and Business Intelligence. In addition, he obtained certification as a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) in 2015.

Anita Manogham

Anita Manogham





Murli Marrivada

Murli Marrivada





Ryan McMenamin

Ryan McMenamin
Verizon Wireless

Ryan McMenamin's career path has not been a typical one. His early work focused on the hospitality industry and management. However, mid-career, a passion for S.T.E.M. drove him to engineering and analytics. Applying that passion, and a lot of hard work, he obtained his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from USF, Tampa. Today Ryan works in telecommunications with Verizon Wireless. His work mainly focuses on the Radio Access Network (RAN) and its connections with mobile equipment and core network components. With Verizon he has worked as an Radio Frequency (RF) Designer, and System Performance Engineer. These jobs require a deep understanding of communications engineering principles, and are becoming more and more dependent on statistical methods and analysis to drive performance. He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Anusha Rangarajan

Anusha Rangarajan
Verizon

Anusha Rangarajan is a QA lead in Verizon for the RMI applications (CFO QA). She is a software testing QA professional having rich experience and multi-tasking skills in performing all phases of test activities on different applications (of various domain) and software products, performing role of various test management activities, test analysis and execution. She has exposure to multicultural working environment with different locale. She has a Bachelor's Degree with Major in Corporate Secretary ship, India and Masters in Political Science from University of Madras, India. She has a Diploma in Business Management from Stratford Career Institute, Washington DC.

Eric Rosenburg

Eric Rosenburg
DTCC

Eric Rosenberg is an IT Business Analyst at DTCC. He works as part of the reporting and analytics team in the IT PMO area. Rosenberg joined DTCC in 2016 and has a variety of tasks he engages in. Most of his current work involves managing financials, creating executive dashboards, creating various reports, and managing a network security project. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Business, and Psychology from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.

Rajni Sachan

Rajni Sachan
TCS

Rajni Sachan is an experienced Enterprise Business Transformation and Quality Assurance Leader with more than 17 years of experience. She started her career as a Microsoft Developer and grew her experience in technologies for enterprise transformation with digital adoptions in cloud. She has a very keen interest in disruptive technologies and innovation and has conducted seminars and session on Big Data Quality in conferences like Starwest. She has published white papers on Quality on Big Data Platforms and Digital Technologies adoption in Retail Industries as Technology Evangelist. Currently Rajni is a Business Leader and Partner from TCS with their customer where her primary role is to provide IT services and digital business transformation strategies to grow their customer business by adopting new technologies. Rajni received a bachelor's degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from University of Nagpur, India. She is also a certified Microsoft Solution Developer, CSQA and SAFe certified Agilist.

Miles Scott

Miles Scott

Miles Scott is an entrepreneur and experienced IT professional. Currently, he works as a Data Protection Engineer at a large international Bio-Tech company in the Tampa Bay Area and runs two separate companies simultaneously. As an IT professional Miles has proven experience in the fields of data protection and enterprise storage technologies. In his role as CEO and VP, he is responsible for multiple facets of operational decision making and negotiations. Miles has achieved a Bachelors of Science from the University of South Florida with a concentration in Management Information Systems. He also holds multiple IT certifications including, RedHat Certified Systems Administrator, NetApp Certified Solutions Engineer in Data Protection, and Symantec Certified specialist in NetBackup 7.5 for Windows.

Sujatha Thangaswamy Ramu

Sujatha Thangaswamy Ramu
Verizon Data Services

Sujatha Thangaswamy Ramu is a Senior Member of Technical staff in Verizon Data Services, with over 10 years experience in IT. She started her career with Verizon as an IT software developer, transitioned to solutions architect team and currently in a role of team lead for a very critical IT application. She always look out for opportunities to improve the IT processes and have played intrumental role in successful completion of several major projects in Verizon Finance IT group. Her prior experiences include IT instructor in a premier Computer Education Institute, followed by working in blue tooth technology and aerospace department in India. She earned a bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communication from Mysore University in India.

Zackerus Westfield

Zackerus Westfield